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Allied Van Lines: The Best of Fort McMurray Moving Companies

Fort McMurray is located in Alberta, Canada, and it’s part of the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo. Fort McMurray is the largest settlement in the Athabasca Oil Sands, and it’s considered an urban service area. There are several distinct neighbourhoods here including downtown, Gregoir, Beacon Hill, Abasand Heights, Thickwood and Wood Buffalo.

Fort McMurray experiences a humid continental climate with short, warm summers and long, cold winters. In July, temperatures average around 16 degrees Celsius, and in the colder months they drop to negative 18 degrees Celsius.

You can enjoy the charm and community of small town living in Fort McMurray as the population was 61,374 as of the 2011 Canadian Census. The area did have a good amount of new residents moving in, and between 2006 and 2011 the population jumped more than 28 percent.

Attractions and Activities in Fort McMurray

Head to the Oil Sands Discovery Centre where you can learn about the history of oil sands, how they were mined and turned into product and the future of oil sands. Be sure to check out the machine exhibits, so you can get a visual example of how the oil sand is processed.

Fort McMurray offers excellent opportunities for outdoor recreation, so be sure to take advantage when the weather is nice. Birchwood Trails offers more than 400 hectares of green space as well as 130 kilometres of trails that are perfect for walks, hikes and bike rides. In the winter, you can even go cross-country skiing. Another awesome spot is Gregoire Lake Provencial Park where you can hit the beach, do some camping, take the boat out or start a game of beach volleyball.

Moving to Fort McMurray

If you’re relocating to Fort McMurray by car you can access the city via Highway 63. But for those who are flying into Fort McMurray Airport, which is about 24 kilometres from the city centre, Allied Van Lines offers vehicle transportation. Don’t worry about making that second trip for your car or truck!

This Fort McMurray moving company helps do-it-yourself movers with self-pack materials, but if you prefer to leave it to the professionals, use our full-service or fragile-only packing. With box and furniture inventory and high-value shipping, Allied will make sure everything arrives safe and sound to your new home, and with customer service representatives available 24/7, it’ll be a breeze moving you to Fort McMurray.

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Reviews from alberta Customers

  • They were good. They seemed to listen to everything I asked for. They were great and accommodating to my schedule.
  • They did exactly what I needed to be done and in a timely fashion because it was kind of a quick move.
  • They were professional right from the beginning. It was great customer service they gave me a good quote and the stuff was delivered in a timely manner. It was a great experience overall. They did a great job. Everything was perfect. Nothing was damaged. They were careful with bringing everything in. They gave me regular updates.
  • They did a great job. It was an easy move. They were very careful and took care of everything. Overall it was a great experience. I would use them again in a heart beat.
  • Everybody was very polite and asked a ton of questions and they were very easy to deal with. They were cautious with my stuff as well. They went above and beyond. It was very good and professional.
  • Everything went pretty well for the most part. There were a few small issues at some point. Anything that we needed they helped us with it. It was a good experience overall.
  • Everything was perfect. The crew were amazing. Miya and Bob were wonderful in the process and Everyone kept me informed. They were all great.Everything happened wonderful. I will never move by myself. I will always hire Allied.
  • They were very friendly people and they took care of my stuff very well. They used a lot of paper. It was good to protect my stuff. It was a little excessive but they did their job very well.
  • Everything went quite swimmingly had some complications with the larger truck and a few minor missing pieces but a positive experience.
  • I thought the communication was excellent and there was a lot of care given to making sure things were the way they were supposed to be for us.

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